Top 12 pictures from the Halifax Christmas Lights switch on
Halifax is officially gearing up for Christmas as the town centre was a wash with festive for the big lights switch on.
Thousands of people enjoyed an afternoon of festive events which included a world record attempt for the biggest ever gathering of people dressed as snowmen. Here we have picked out our top 12 pictures from the day.
1. Festive spirit
Danny and Rosie from Pulse FM hosted the event, which marks the official start of Christmas in Halifax.